Who was responsible for the Griekwastad murders?

Who was responsible for the Griekwastad murders?

On Easter Friday 2012, a family was killed on their Griekwastad farm. Fifteen-year-old Don Steenkamp was accused of murdering his father, Northern Cape farmer Deon Steenkamp, 44; his mother Christelle, 43; and his sister Marthella, 14.

What really happened in Griekwastad murders?

Fifteen-year-old Don Steenkamp had stormed into the Griekwastad police station just after dusk, his face, hands and shirt covered in blood. He told police that his family had been the victims of a farm murder, claiming he hid in the barn and returned to the house once the shooting stopped. His sister died in his arms.

Was Don Steenkamp an adopted child?

One rumour that many people found perfectly plausible was that Don Steenkamp was adopted and had only found out on the day of the murders. Whatever the case, the fact remained that the police weren’t looking for any suspects.

In what jail is Don Steenkamp?

the Kimberley Prison
Kimberley – Don Steenkamp, the boy who killed his own father, mother and sister, turned 18 on Friday, after spending the second day of his 20-year sentence behind bars at the Kimberley Prison.

Where is Oscar Pistorius now?

He has now been moved from a prison near Johannesburg to one on South Africa’s east coast, near where Steenkamp’s parents live.

What did Xander Bylsma do?

Xander Bylsma intends appealing his sentence over the Stella murders he was convicted of. He was found guilty of the murder of his ex-girlfriend and her friend. Sharnell Hough was found hanged and Marna Engelbrecht was strangled at a North West school.

On what is Griekwastad based on?

GRIEKWASTAD, based on the bestselling true-crime novel by Jacques Steenkamp, tells the tale of the search to find the truth about these murders, howev… Read allIn 2012, Deon Steenkamp was murdered along with his wife Christelle and their teenage daughter Marthella on their farm Naauwhoek.

Where is Oscar Pistorius today?

He has now been moved from a prison near Johannesburg to one on South Africa’s east coast, near where Steenkamp’s parents live. Neither their lawyer Koen nor Singabakho Nxumalo, a spokesman for the department of correctional services, could provide Reuters with a timeline for the discussions.

Where is Henri van Breda today?

Henri was found guilty of murder, attempted murder, and obstruction of justice on 21 May 2018 by the Western Cape High Court. He was sentenced to life imprisonment for each of the three murders; 15 years’ for attempted murder; and 12 months’ for obstruction.

How long is Oscar sentenced for?

On 6 July 2016 Masipa sentenced Pistorius to six years in prison for murder….Trial of Oscar Pistorius.

The State vs Oscar Pistorius
Subsequent action(s) Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide (later resentenced to 6 then 15 years for murder)

Where is Xander Bylsma now?

Hough was found hanged at a staircase, and Engelbrecht was found strangled in a bathroom at Huis Esterhuizen at Hoerskool Stella High School in North West on 26 May 2018. On 7 August, Judge Ronald Hendricks in the Mmabatho High Court sentenced Bylsma to life imprisonment on two counts of murder for their deaths.